I think Obama got it right. Congress should have a debate and vote, but overall some punishment must be given for Syria’s egregious actions. Let’s see how the politics shapes up but you would think Republicans would not be too opposed to this and the limited scope of the attack would appease many liberals. That said, Labour’s opposition in the UK shows it might not be so easy. Luckily for him, Obama has another week to make his case and let the evidence become even more established.
"Big Data is very much like the surveillance camera in this analogy: Yes, it can help us avoid occasional jolts and disturbances and, perhaps, even stop the bad guys. But it can also blind us to the fact that the problem at hand requires a more radical approach. Big Data buys us time, but it also gives us a false illusion of mastery."